Lotus (莲花) (2003)

by Zhang Si'an (Djang San 张思安)

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The album was recorded in 2003 after spending a year in Beijing, playing every Wednesday night at now legendary bar "The River" and travelling near Lanzhou, for the "Lotus hill" festival.

On the song Lotus Hill, i used the voice of the ethnic minorities from there. I bought a tape there with the voices of these people. The recording was of poor quality but i managed to remix it and compose a song around it.

"Enfant qui fûme" is built around a poem by my brother Christopher Héry.

I play the song "Xinjiang", using a Uyghur traditionnal instrument i bought when in Lanzhou, that instrument is called "Rivap".

This album is actually the third one i recorded. Due to the poor quality of the equipment i used, it doesn't sound as great as i wanted it to sound like. The quality of the sound of the recordings i did between 2000 and 2003 is even worse, and so i decided that i would rerecord part of those songs and probably do a new album with it...

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released September 1, 2003

Album name « Naixin» or « 耐心»
Artist: Zhang Si’an (Jean-Sébastien Héry et de Galzain) (Djang San) (JSHDG) 张思安
All instruments: Zhang Si’an (Jean-Sébastien Héry et de Galzain) (Djang San) (JSHDG) 张思安


This album has been recorded at home in France in 2003 by Zhang Si’an (Jean-Sébastien Héry et de Galzain)

All Vocals and instruments played by Zhang Si’an (Jean-Sébastien Héry et de Galzain)

All words written by Zhang Si'an (Jean-Sébastien Héry et de Galzain) except "Enfant qui fûme", words by Christopher Héry

All music written by Zhang Sian (Jean-Sébastien Héry et de Galzain),

All songs arranged by Zhang Si'an (Jean-Sébastien Héry et de Galzain).

All songs recorded and mixed in France by Zhang Si’an (Jean-Sébastien Héry et de Galzain) at his home studio in 2003.

Cover by Christopher Héry.

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Zhang Si'an (Djang San 张思安) 北京市, China

15 years of music in China. More than 30 albums released, China Battle of the Band winner, Pipa and Zhongruan re-inventor, "guitar anti-hero", self-entitled poet, thinker when he can think.

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